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Bollywood craze grips Ethiopian youth

Bollywood craze grips Ethiopian youth

Addis Ababa, July 4: Bollywood craze appears to have gripped Ethiopian youth. They are willing to sit through a usually three-hour-long movie at a shanty-house with only an unskilled translator as their guide to a language they do not understand.

Most of the translators in this East African nation of 85 million people, with old ties to India, are hardly fluent; so audiences make guestimates based on the very expressive faces of the actors.

Thus, it is quite common in this capital and in other cities across to see youngsters and the not-so-young mimicking scenes out of movies like "Ram Jaane", "Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai", "Jeena Sirf.

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